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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
221 PM AKDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   10/01/2003
                        10/01/2003
 LOW              -28   10/26/1935
HIGHEST            46   10/02        51      -5       57  10/19
                                                          10/18
LOWEST              1   10/31        -6       7       16  10/26
                        10/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.5              31.9    -0.4     44.0
AVG. MINIMUM     18.9              16.5     2.4     28.2
MEAN             25.2              24.2     1.0     36.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              15.0     0.0        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.3     1.7       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.6    -3.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.40   1935
 MINIMUM         0.08   1954
TOTALS           0.44              0.83   -0.39     0.59
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         6              11.2    -5.2        9
DAYS >= .10         2               2.8    -0.8        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   10/03 TO 10/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1935
 24 HR TOTAL     12.5   10/29/1946 TO 10/29/1946
 SNOW DEPTH        22   10/29/1935
TOTALS            5.7              10.8    -5.1      0.7
SINCE 7/1         6.0              12.6    -6.6      1.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE      18              10.2     7.8        9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               4.2    -2.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   10/05                          1  10/31
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   10/03 TO 10/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1228              1265     -37      886
 SINCE 7/1       2098              2259    -161     1775
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         27                61     -34      226
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/350    DATE  10/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/340    DATE  10/20

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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